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Thomasians told to still wear facemasks indoors despite eased masking policy

Thomasians told to still wear facemasks indoors despite eased masking policy

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DESPITE THE government's decision to relax the masking mandate, University officials advised Thomasians to continue wearing face masks in indoor settings, citing the rising number of COVID-19 infections. Executive Order No. 7 signed by President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. last Oct. 28 made the wearing of face masks voluntary in indoor areas and enclosed spaces. In response to the Palace order, the Office of the Secretary-General issued a memorandum "strongly" recommending the wearing of facemasks in enclosed spaces and indoor areas where ventilation may be compromised." "Proper wearing of facemask will help prevent the spread and transmission of disease, providing protection to you and your family members as well as other people in the community," UST Secretary-General Fr. Louie Co...
VLOG POPULI: New academic year, new problem: In-person classes and the monkeypox threat

VLOG POPULI: New academic year, new problem: In-person classes and the monkeypox threat

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With the World Health Organization declaring the global monkeypox outbreak as a “public health emergency of international concern," the Flame asks: Do Thomasians think it is already safe to return to the campus? Episode Director: Bless Aubrey Ogerio Writers/Researcher: Axel Aldana & Eduardo Fajermo Jr. Voiceover Artist: Abigail Adriatico Video Editor: Tcheky Nicole Cabrera
Face-to-face classes seen necessary for CW and BES; Asian Studies to ‘observe’ other programs first

Face-to-face classes seen necessary for CW and BES; Asian Studies to ‘observe’ other programs first

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By ANNE AVENGOZA and PRINCE ERNEST SABADO THE BEHAVIORAL Science (BES) and Creative Writing (CW) programs see the need to conduct limited in-person classes this academic year due to “extensive” library work and course outcomes that are best attained through face-to-face instruction.   CW program coordinator Asst. Prof. Joselito Delos Reyes said in-person classes would enrich the students' learning experience through physical engagement.   “It is not just the engagement between students and professors that is important when studying on campus. There are also consultations for projects, library works, even extra-curricular activities. The relationship between classmates is also important. There are some academic challenges that sometimes can be solved with other classmates,” del...
VLOG POPULI: Resumption of limited face-to-face classes

VLOG POPULI: Resumption of limited face-to-face classes

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Commission on Higher Education Chairman Prospero de Vera III announced this month that all collegiate programs in Alert level 2 areas, including Metro Manila, may conduct face-to-face classes. Given that Thomasians hail from different parts of the country, The Flame asks: Are students and professors ready for the resumption of in-person classes For more updates, subscribe to The Flame’s YouTube channel